"Damage caused by delayed proceedings can be the difference between life and death"

Lawyers, judges and public prosecutors will be presenting a package of solutions for improving the Portuguese judicial system to the minister for Justice Paula Teixeira da Cruz, by the end of October, says the online newspaper 'i' referring to the first debate on tax and public law that will be taking place on the 30th September in Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon. REAJA, is the name of the forum that wishes to become an annual meeting on Public Law.

Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira, partner at Vieira de Almeida & Associados (VdA) is on the organizing committee. He stresses that "there are no guilty parties at this forum". We are all well aware of the problems affecting the justice sector. We wish to address those issues and to make up practical measures to solve those constraints", writes the publication in its 28th September edition.